Current Events - 2020 - Page 2

At the New York Encounter

New York Encounter 2020: "Crossing the Divide"

Current EventsLisa Lickona

In the heart of Manhattan, twenty-four meetings in three days, including exhibitions and performances: “I know that I will find something here that sustains me, something I will find nowhere else.”

The presentation of ''Where is God?'' with Julián Carrón
The presentation of Abbruzzese's book in Rome (Photo: Bruno Monaco)

The Meeting: where a people can be born

Current EventsGuglielmo Evani

In Rome, the presentation of Salvatore Abbruzzese's book about the Rimini Meeting. In dialogue with him, Guzman Carriquiry, Rocco Buttiglione and Fausto Bertinotti. An unexpected gift for the Meeting’s 40th anniversary.

From the left, Fausto Bertinotti, Rocco Buttiglione, Brother Luca Bianchi, Guzman Carriquiry and Emilia Guarnieri.
The presentation of "Where is God?" in Rio

Brazil: "Jesus, the most human man who ever lived”

Current EventsIsabella Alberto

In Rio de Janeiro, the presentation of the Portuguese edition of Julián Carrón’s “Where is God?”. Alongside Marco Montrasi, the national responsible of CL, was businessman Pedro Solomão. The result? An intense dialogue, even with the audience...

New York Encounter: “Crossing the Divide”

Current EventsLuca Fiore

Tomorrow, the annual three-day event of meetings, exhibitions and performances kicks-off in the heart of the Big Apple. Here is Pope Francis' greeting to the New York Encounter and a taste of what awaits.

Cardinal Péter Erdő and Roberto Fontolan

Hungary: "We are the traces of Christ"

Current EventsÁgnes Kisdi

In Budapest, the Mass for the anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death, celebrated by Cardinal Erdő, became an opportunity to present "Generating Traces in the History of the World”. And to discover that we are "a spectacle for ourselves".

Mass for Fr. Giussani in Budapest

Faith and Solitude

Current EventsJulián Carrón

What does it really mean to be “alone”? And how can we live that “finite infinity” that all of us are? A talk from the president of CL at the “Solitude, the Enemy” conference (Florence, November 16, 2019), published in February Traces.

The meeting "The value of the person" in Novosibirsk (Photo: Kirill Kanin)

Siberia: "The heart of the problem is love”

Current EventsDmitrij Kholyavchenko

In Novosibirsk, a public conference on "education as an encounter”. Testimonies from Uganda, the drama of AIDS, the Russian school system, freedom of education. The story of those who, precisely through an encounter, discovered themselves to have faith.

Matteo Severgnini
Fr. Luigi Giussani with the then Cardinal Montini

Madrid: Fr. Giussani and the Christian announcement today

Current EventsIgnacio Carbajosa

Over the weekend, a conference was held in the Spanish capital about the Founder of the movement, which involved intellectuals, religious people and those who knew him. Here is the message of Ignacio Carbajosa, head of the CL community in Spain.

The exhibition about Job at Rio Encontros (Photo by Rodrigo Canellas)

Brazil: Who has begotten the drops of dew?

Current EventsIsabella Alberto

Young Francisco Cantero Burroni in a wheelchair, a Bishop from the Amazon and those who assist victims of violence and the guilty. A chronicle of Rio Encontros: two days in front of the cry of Job (and ours), between pain and daily rebirth.

The meeting with Francisco Cantero Burroni (Photo by Rodrigo Canellas)

Poland: That "disarming beauty” that attracts

Current EventsMiłosz Greszta

The presentation of the Polish edition of Julián Carrón's book in Wrocław. In the hall of the University of Economics, filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi, Bishop Andrzej Siemieniewski and Professor Bogusław Fiedor spoke in dialogue.

From the right, Bogusław Fiedor, Andrzej Siemieniewski and Krzysztof Zanussi
The Brazilian border crossing at Pacaraima (Photo: Francesco Pistilli for AVSI Foundation in Brazil)

Brazil: A door that welcomes

Current EventsJulián de la Morena

Everyday, 500 of them come on foot, by bike, by bus. These are the Venezuelans who, on the run, arrive at the Pacaraima border. As Camus would say: "They are placed halfway between misery and the sun."

The children and young people from Haiti at Casa Lelia, Cannara

Waiting for the children of Haiti

Current EventsMarcella Catozza

Around twenty children from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, spent Christmas with Sister Marcella Catozza in Cannara. Their amazement at the cold, the lights, at friends. And the night that brought He who can fulfil their hope into the world.